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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Obesity Risk Factors

Body Mass Index Grouping - Underweight, Recommended Range, Overweight and Obese*

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  Total #
Respondents
Underweight Recommended Range Overweight Obese
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,685 153 1.7 1.4- 2.1 2,852 32.9 31.5-34.3 3,201 36.0 34.7-37.4 2,479 29.4 28.1-30.7
GENDER
Male 3,444 19 0.8 0.4- 1.6 894 27.7 25.7-29.9 1,530 41.6 39.4-43.8 1,001 29.8 27.8-32.0
Female 5,241 134 2.5 2.1- 3.1 1,958 37.8 36.1-39.5 1,671 30.7 29.1-32.4 1,478 29.0 27.3-30.6
RACE
White 6,616 119 1.8 1.4- 2.2 2,418 36.6 35.1-38.2 2,434 36.2 34.7-37.7 1,645 25.5 24.1-26.9
African American 1,770 27 1.6 0.9- 2.8 333 21.7 19.0-24.8 670 36.5 33.5-39.7 740 40.1 37.0-43.3
Other 230 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 79 38.9 30.6-47.9 78 31.8 24.4-40.1 71 28.5 21.4-36.9
HISPANIC
Yes 168 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 63 39.2 29.8-49.4 59 32.7 24.1-42.5 45 27.7 19.4-37.8
No 8,357 149 1.8 1.4- 2.2 2,738 32.7 31.3-34.1 3,084 36.1 34.7-37.5 2,386 29.5 28.1-30.8
AGE
18-24 329 14 3.7 1.9- 7.1 167 53.2 46.6-59.6 85 24.4 19.3-30.4 63 18.7 14.3-24.1
25-34 923 22 2.0 1.3- 3.2 345 35.4 31.9-39.1 285 30.1 26.7-33.8 271 32.4 28.8-36.3
35-44 1,389 17 1.0 0.6- 1.8 416 26.6 23.9-29.5 512 38.3 35.2-41.6 444 34.0 30.9-37.2
45-54 1,764 19 1.2 0.7- 2.0 512 28.2 25.7-30.9 675 41.5 38.6-44.4 558 29.2 26.7-31.8
55-64 1,819 18 0.9 0.5- 1.6 513 26.5 24.2-29.0 720 41.0 38.3-43.7 568 31.6 29.1-34.3
65+ 2,401 61 2.2 1.7- 3.0 869 34.9 32.6-37.4 903 37.4 35.1-39.9 568 25.4 23.3-27.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,265 33 2.6 1.5- 4.7 369 30.2 26.5-34.1 440 31.9 28.5-35.5 423 35.3 31.6-39.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,667 54 1.9 1.3- 2.6 768 29.6 27.2-32.2 1,000 36.8 34.3-39.3 845 31.7 29.4-34.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,139 28 1.4 0.8- 2.3 699 32.3 29.6-35.1 786 35.6 32.9-38.3 626 30.8 28.1-33.5
College Graduate 2,592 37 1.4 0.9- 2.0 1,009 38.2 35.8-40.7 968 37.6 35.1-40.0 578 22.9 20.8-25.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,039 30 2.5 1.5- 4.3 301 30.2 26.2-34.5 343 32.9 29.0-37.0 365 34.4 30.6-38.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,317 34 3.4 2.0- 5.4 380 27.9 24.6-31.6 459 33.9 30.4-37.7 444 34.8 31.2-38.6
$25,000- $34,999 984 10 1.0 0.4- 2.4 302 31.0 26.9-35.4 362 34.2 30.2-38.5 310 33.8 29.6-38.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,212 14 1.2 0.7- 2.2 375 30.8 27.3-34.5 458 37.4 33.8-41.1 365 30.6 27.3-34.2
$50,000+ 2,950 35 1.2 0.8- 1.8 1,051 35.3 33.1-37.6 1,152 38.1 35.9-40.3 712 25.4 23.4-27.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 691 11 1.6 0.7- 3.6 226 32.6 28.2-37.3 251 35.1 30.5-40.0 203 30.7 26.2-35.6
Appalachia II 635 10 2.2 0.9- 5.0 241 36.6 32.3-41.3 240 35.9 31.5-40.4 144 25.3 21.1-30.0
Appalachia III 480 11 1.6 0.8- 3.0 135 29.2 24.1-34.8 185 37.8 32.5-43.4 149 31.4 26.6-36.8
Catawba 371 6 1.2 0.5- 2.9 116 31.8 26.4-37.8 152 43.3 37.4-49.5 97 23.7 19.0-29.1
Edisto Savannah 1,015 15 1.3 0.8- 2.3 279 26.8 23.4-30.5 367 36.0 32.3-39.9 354 35.8 32.0-39.8
Low Country 905 18 1.6 0.9- 3.0 326 34.4 30.2-38.9 342 38.6 34.5-43.0 219 25.4 21.7-29.4
Palmetto 813 18 2.5 1.4- 4.2 280 35.3 31.3-39.6 275 33.1 29.3-37.2 240 29.1 25.4-33.0
Pee Dee 716 11 1.3 0.6- 2.4 226 32.6 28.3-37.3 270 34.7 30.4-39.1 209 31.4 27.0-36.3
Trident 1,012 15 1.0 0.5- 1.7 356 37.2 33.3-41.4 369 34.7 31.0-38.6 272 27.1 23.7-30.8
Upper Savannah 569 10 2.2 1.0- 4.8 173 26.6 22.3-31.5 220 38.2 33.1-43.6 166 33.0 27.7-38.7
Waccamaw 919 16 1.6 0.9- 2.8 323 33.2 29.4-37.3 324 34.2 30.5-38.1 256 31.0 27.2-35.1
Wateree 467 11 2.7 1.2- 6.0 137 25.7 21.2-30.7 175 38.2 32.8-43.9 144 33.4 28.1-39.2
Region***
Region I 1,260 21 1.9 1.1- 3.3 399 29.9 26.8-33.3 471 36.5 33.0-40.1 369 31.7 28.2-35.4
Region II 1,115 21 1.9 1.1- 3.4 376 33.3 29.9-36.8 425 36.8 33.4-40.3 293 28.1 24.9-31.5
Region III 1,184 24 2.1 1.3- 3.3 396 34.2 30.9-37.7 427 36.4 33.1-39.8 337 27.3 24.4-30.5
Region IV 1,183 22 1.9 1.1- 3.2 363 29.9 26.6-33.3 445 36.1 32.7-39.6 353 32.2 28.8-35.9
Region V 1,015 15 1.3 0.8- 2.3 279 26.8 23.4-30.5 367 36.0 32.3-39.9 354 35.8 32.0-39.8
Region VI 919 16 1.6 0.9- 2.8 323 33.2 29.4-37.3 324 34.2 30.5-38.1 256 31.0 27.2-35.1
Region VII 1,012 15 1.0 0.5- 1.7 356 37.2 33.3-41.4 369 34.7 31.0-38.6 272 27.1 23.7-30.8
Region VIII 905 18 1.6 0.9- 3.0 326 34.4 30.2-38.9 342 38.6 34.5-43.0 219 25.4 21.7-29.4

*Underweight corresponds to BMI<18.5
Recommended Range corresponds to 18.5<=BMI<25
Overweight correponds to 25<=BMI<30
Obese corresponds to 30<=BMI<99.
This table corresponds to what was titled Obese or Overweight in 2003

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
Palmetto: Fairfield, Lexington, Newberry, Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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